Hewlett-Packard

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Overall good

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Software Engineer I in Austin, TX (US)
Current Employee - Software Engineer I in Austin, TX (US)

I have been working at Hewlett-Packard full-time (more than an year)

Pros

The team I was on I was able to learn a lot from senior folks.
Good pay for college hire
chances use new cool technologies (open source)

Cons

Work/Life Balance
Uncertainty of company
Direction of company

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Must lead in right direction

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    OK - HP needs focus on heiritage

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pontiac, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Pontiac, MI (US)

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible work schedule
    Lots of training material
    employees have ample tools to do their job

    Cons

    Limited Job growth - lots of downsizing and absorption of acquisitions.
    HP still searching for it market.
    Turnover in company is high due to mergers.
    Time tracking is redundant - have to post time in 3 time systems

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find your Market ! stay the course of no new mergers until HP can manage what it has.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Bad decision making, processes and tools leads to unavoidable chaos.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Bucharest (Romania)
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Bucharest (Romania)

    I worked at Hewlett-Packard as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great teammates, both as professionals and persons
    Gave employees nice day-to-day autonomy
    Access to a big amount of research material

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy
    Poor internal IT systems (mainly CMS)
    Legacy development tools were hard, near impossible, to implement in migrations
    Unstable company economy
    Bad management strategy or tactical implementation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Seek for real technology INNOVATION, not only profit.
    Clean up management lobbying.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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